John Deere 314 Hydraulics

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by ShadyBluff, Jun 1, 2008.

  1. ShadyBluff

    ShadyBluff LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    My problem is with the tractor gradually losing speed, not the engine, the transmission, until almost no response. I have changed the filter and verified correct hydrostatic fluid level. Trying to troubleshoot, I did discover that if I move the up/down deck handle all the way, I instantly get full power back. To mow I would have to hold the handle forward. I know something is not right and need to correct it before I cause serious damage.
    I appreciate any help you can give.
  2. fly-4-fun

    fly-4-fun LawnSite Member
    Messages: 0

    You might join this forum that is just about JD Lawn Tractors. You might be able to do a search for your problem after you join, or start a new thread with the same description that you gave in your post here.
  3. ShadyBluff

    ShadyBluff LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    Thanks for the infomation to the John Deere thread.:walking:

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